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North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Columns, News, School, Showcase

  In addition to the recently completed construction, North Forsyth High School has set aside a part of its yearly budget to improve its up and coming healthcare pathway. Inspired by the growth of other schools in the district, North is preparing to unveil a completely facilitated training ...

EpiPen Prices Increasing Rapidly

EpiPen Prices Increasing Rapidly

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Millions of people around the world face allergies on a daily basis, but how do people deal with severe allergic reactions? The EpiPen is a portable needle filled with epinephrine that is injected into the thigh when severe allergies occur. It saves many peoples’ lives everyday and gives them the capability...

Locals Show Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Locals Show Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Aside from being the beginning of fall and Halloween, October is also recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Every year, many events are held to honor people whose lives have been affected by breast cancer in some way and to spread awareness about cancer. A list of all the events...

Diet Soda Vending Machines: Are They More Harmful Than Not?

Diet Soda Vending Machines: Are They More Harmful Than Not?

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Why is it people go for a diet soda over a regular soda? It might be because the word “diet” persuades people into thinking an item is healthy. However, you might want to look closer at the ingredients next time before grabbing a diet soda out of a nearby vending machine. Research shows the ingredients...

Tips for a Healthy School Year

Tips for a Healthy School Year

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the school year kicks in, students are beginning to slack on their own health due to all these tests and projects swarming in at once. Although school is very important, one’s health is extremely more vital to one’s life. Below are tips and need to know information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle:   Get active ...

Taking A Deeper Look Into North Forsyth’s HOSA Club

Taking A Deeper Look Into North Forsyth’s HOSA Club

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

HOSA held their first club meeting the morning of August 31, gathering the largest group of students to date. Standing for “Healthcare Occupations for Students of America,” HOSA is a club that helps students “start a road to their dream health career”. This year, HOSA will overlook the blood...

Hillary Clinton’s Health Concerns

Hillary Clinton’s Health Concerns

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After leaving early from a 9/11 commemoration ceremony in New York City, democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton left voters with concerns regarding her health. Clinton has been noticeably coughing throughout her campaign, and left the ceremony on Sunday with reports of feeling “overheated....

Top Ten Most Dangerous Sports

Top Ten Most Dangerous Sports

Emily Stocksdale, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sports have become a major pastime in the United States and the world.  Huge tournaments, televised events, and millions of dollars are spent each year on sports, but, however enjoyable they may be, sports can also be relatively dangerous.  Despite the fact that better safety equipment and other precautions...

4 Effective Ways to Cleanse the Inner Body

4 Effective Ways to Cleanse the Inner Body

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

There are an abundance of methods that have been proven to improve your physical appearance, like home skin care products, remedies, and personal fitness tips; however, there are also numerous ways to cleanse your inner body, too. Not only do these methods make you feel better, but they also improve...

Forsyth’s Feelin’ Peachy

Forsyth’s Feelin’ Peachy

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor

May 8, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

It comes as no surprise to Forsyth residents that our county has been named Georgia’s healthiest for the third year in a row. The evidence is undeniable; our exceeding number of walking trails, organic grocery stores, top-notch healthcare facilities, and supportive education programs bump us up the...

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

JoAnn Ahn and Jade Flack

May 7, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

This school year is quickly coming to an end. As the lengthy break approaches, we may find ourselves indulging in all the wrong treats. For those who are wishing to find delicious, yet healthy, desserts, we found the perfect treat for you. And no, this does not involve any sugar. A tremendous amount...

Pollution Still a Concern for 2016 Olympics

Pollution Still a Concern for 2016 Olympics

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

As the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro rapidly approaches, there are still many concerns about the pollution levels in the Guanabara Bay. All of the outdoor water sport events will be held there, and when Rio was chosen six years ago to host the 2016 Olympic Games, the Rio committee promised to...

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